Monday, November 24, 2003

Fit bits

Ways to stay active and healthy

By Shauna Scott Rhone
The Cincinnati Enquirer

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Hoopsters: Watch all the local hardwood action during the Cincinnati Recreation Commission's adult basketball leagues.

Men's leagues play at 6:30 p.m. Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Fridays through Feb. 6 at College Hill Community Center in College Hill.

Women's games at 6:30 p.m. Mondays through Feb. 2 at Bush Community Center in Walnut Hills. The CRC's winter adult basketball leagues return to eight sites next week. 352-4020.


Ohio River Road Runners Club Turkey Trot: 8 a.m. Thursday at the Baum Opera House in Dayton. Participants can choose between a 5-mile run/walk and a 1-mile "fun run." Runners are encouraged to dress in costumes as awards will be given for the five best outfits in each event. Sponsored by the Ohio River Road Runners Club. $17-$22. (937) 859-8120.

Thanksgiving Day Race: 9 a.m. Thursday at Paul Brown Stadium, downtown. Proceeds from the sixth oldest running event in the country benefit numerous charities in Cincinnati. $15 (individual), $275 (team). (513) 621-3550 or ( .

The After Turkey Workout: 6 p.m. Friday at the Mercy Health Plex, 3050 Mack Road, Fairfield. Sponsored by the Word of Deliverance Ministries for the World, Inc. Price includes free seven-day pass. $5. 682-1212.

Mixed Doubles for Singles: 8 p.m. Friday at Camargo Racquet Club, 8215 Camargo Road, Madeira. Members and non-members welcome at open tennis event. Event repeats Dec. 5. $12, includes food. 793-9200.

Queen City Wrestling: Come see Queen City Wrestling's first show at 8 p.m. Saturday at Spears Gym in Mount Healthy. $7; $5 children. 729-1700.

Square dancing: Here are more locations for area square dancing, sponsored by the Southwestern Ohio Square Dancers Federation. Some locations offer classes (CL), some are for experienced dancers (ED). 929-2427 or (

• 7 p.m. today at the Deardoff Senior Center in Franklin (CL).

• 8 p.m. today at the Springfield Township Senior/Community Center in Mount Healthy (ED).

• 7:30 p.m. today at the Hayloft Barn in Winton Woods (CL).

• 7:30 p.m. today at Promenade Palace in Covington (CL).

• 7:30 p.m. today (CL), 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (ED) and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday (ED) at the Anderson Senior Center in Cherry Grove.

• 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion Hall in Milford (CL).

• 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Westwood Town Hall in Westwood (CL).

• 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Messiah Lutheran Church in Greenhills (ED).

• 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Middletown Senior Center in Middletown (ED).

• 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Whitewater Township Fire Department in Miamitown (CL).

• 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Roselawn Lutheran Church in Roselawn (ED).

• 7 p.m. Friday (CL) and 8 p.m. Friday (ED) at St. Gabriel's School on Glendale.


Contact Shauna Scott Rhone by phone: 768-8511; fax: 768-8330; e-mail:

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